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By Giottojeanie | Last updated: Nov 2, 2020
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Start this quiz and answer these questions about Infection Control Policies in an organization. If you’re working in the health care industry or are at least trying to pursue a career in that field, then one thing you’ll need to know about above almost all other topics is how a person can prevent the spread of infection. Bacteria and viruses are serious business, and if not treated with respect, can ultimately be fatal to whoever happens to be exposed to them. Can you comply with infection control policies? Take the quiz to find out!
Questions and Answers
What does sterile mean when we are discussing infection control?
Incapable of becoming pregnant or of inducing pregnancy.
Free from living bacteria and other micro-organisms.
To rid of microorganisms potentially harmful to man, esp by chemical means.
Which of the following is NOT a common area where infection might arise in a health care environment:
Unwashed hands after toileting.
Unwashed hands before preparing food
Coming to work when showing symptoms of an infectious disease.
Coming to work after treatment for cancer.
What does risk-prone mean?
Having a tendency to cause a situation where harm is likely.
Lying down face first in a hazardous place.
Someone who is clumsy.
Which of the following procedures could be considered risk-prone? (more that one response)
Taking a blood sample from someone who has been diagnosed with a blood borne disease.
Cleaning the toilet of someone who has been diagnosed with cholera.
Taking a client with Hiv Aids out to lunch.
Which of the following would be the best way to dispose of infectious waste following the cleaning of an infected wound in a hospital setting?.
Throw the bandages in the bin beside the bed for the cleaners to collect at the end of the day.
Place the bandages in the red and yellow sharps container with the "contaminated waste" symbol on it
Place the bandages in a sealed yellow bag with the black "contaminated waste" symbol on it and take to the segregated waste control area.
Which of the following ways might be used to inform staff in an organization about infection control policies? (more than one answer)
Inter office memos
Which of these is the best reason for why you should segregate waste?
So that you can keep the organization free from infection.
So that waste is safer to manage and does not create problems with disposal.
To help with recycling.
Why is it important for health care workers to take special care of their hands? (more than one answer)
Constant washing can dry out their hands.
They can contract dermatitis from the constant washing.
Dry cracked hands are ugly and the clients prefer to see smooth hands.
Which of these represents links in the chain of infection? (More than one answer)
Mode of exit
Mode of Transmission
Mode of entry
It is necessary to follow infection control policies in the health care industry to minimize the spread of infection.
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